Top Mechanics For Glow Plugs Replacement & Repairs in Newcastle
Garage serving Newcastle, 35 years of experience
I have been in the trade for 30 years and have worked for myself for that time and built up my knowledge doing all types of repairs on all makes/models, as a business however we are not keen on injectors/fu...
ASHLEIGH, Jarrow • 9th November 2018
Garage serving Newcastle, 10 years of experience
Our mechanic has vast experience working in multiple franchised dealerships including Fiat and Renault. The past several years working in independent garages on vast makes and models.
PETER, JARROW • 12th December 2022
Renault Megane • Glow plugs replacement (all)
Garage in Billingham, 41 years of experience
Are you having trouble starting your van or car? The sooner you have it inspected and repaired, the better. Bring your car to our local garage, Towngate Testing Station for a thorough check-up and servicing....
Communication was top notch from the start and was informed before any work was started and was made to feel welcome from the beginning!
Defiantly would recommend 5*”
ELDON, Hartlepool • 8th February 2019
Garage in Redcar, 11 years of experience
I am originally a self taught mechanic from an engineering background and I repaired cars in my own time from 2004-2007, I realised I needed to have official qualifications so I attended Middlesbrough Colleg...
Mobile mechanic in Skinningrove, 30 years of experience
.30 years experience in the industry carrying out repairs to most makes of vehicles to a high standard, using the experience gained & up-to-date equipment we now specialise in the diagnostics aspect of the c...
CHRISTOPHER, Darlington • 26th July 2017
Vauxhall/Opel Corsa-D • Glow plugs replacement (all)
Mobile mechanic in Lowestoft , 30 years of experience
I began my career in Chadwell Heath at a garage called High road Station which is where I completed my apprenticeship. I was with the business for around 6 years, I moved to Wallinghurst Garage in Billericay...
ADRIAN, WYLAM • 14th September 2020
Nissan NV200 • Glow plugs replacement (all)
Garage in Blandford, 20 years of experience
Mobile Mechanic with 20 years experience, all work completed to a high standard using manufacturer recognised parts. I’m in the military so split between the below locations, therefore able to complete work ...
JASON, Sunderland • 13th February 2021
Garage in Newcastle, 11 years of experience
Main Dealerships leading on to my own workshop before I decided to take the business mobile in 2014. I enjoy what I do and I always work to a high standard to keep customers happy and returning with confidence.
Mobile mechanic in Newcastle, 25 years of experience
20yrs working in independent garages on all makes and models, 5 years working Seat and MG dealer franchise's
PETER, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE • 11th February 2023
MINI Mini Clubman • Brake pads replacement - rear (all)
Garage in Newcastle, 15 years of experience
Has worked in multiple dealerships in the past, worked longest for a Vauxhall dealership.
Would recommend certainly in the Newcastle area.”
DAVID, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE • 2nd September 2017
Hyundai i20 • Clutch replacement
Mobile mechanic in Newcastle, 18 years of experience
I did my apprenticeship at Reg Vardys where I learned the trade and worked for 8 years. I later moved to another branch of Reg Vardys and worked as a fully qualified mechanic there for 3 years. I later moved...
JOHN, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE • 17th March 2017
Mobile mechanic in Newcastle, 15 years of experience
I worked previously at a Citroen independent garage for 9 years and after that time I began my own business RJ Mobile Autos and have been going for around 5 years now. I have a range of services available fr...
Garage serving Newcastle, 15 years of experience
I began my career with Citroen/Peugeot in Newcastle though the apprenticeship scheme and served my time there for 4 years. I moved to Prestige Cars in Gateshead for 18 months before gaining more experienc...
ALASTAIR, HEATON • 9th March 2023
Vauxhall Corsa • Anti-roll bar drop link replacement - front (passenger side)
Garage serving Newcastle, 25 years of experience
Ian and Trudi Wilson Opened Wilson's Auto Service Centre garage in Jarrow near Hebburn, Tyne & Wear, in July 2019. Our car delivery service, Wilson Car Delivery company also benefits from our ga...
Mobile mechanic serving Newcastle, 15 years of experience
I've been in the trade for well over 15 years now and still get that great buzz from solving customers issues and seeing them happy again. Before I branched out on my own I worked with a company who had a co...
LAURA, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE • 14th April 2022
Frequently asked questions about glow plugs replacement & repairs in Newcastle
Read our answers to questions about glow plugs replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a glow plugs replacement in Newcastle involve?
- The mechanic will pre-soak the glow plug threads with penetrating oil or similar and wait for it to take effect.
- Mechanic will then ease the glow plugs undone and remove them one by one
- New glow plugs will then be installed
- Engine start up will be tested and error codes cleared down
What are the symptoms of bad glow plugs?
You may experience some of the following symptoms
- Glow plug warning light flashing when the ignition is switched on
- Engine management warning light (EML) lit
- Struggling to start from cold
- Excessive fuel consumption while the engine warms up
How long will a glow plugs replacement take in Newcastle?
On average, glow plugs replacement times can range from 1 to 2 hours with an average of just over 1 hours. The time that the job takes will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.
Is a faulty glow plug an MOT failure?
Yes, a faulty glow plug may result in an MOT failure - if the glow plug warning light on the dashboard goes off after a few seconds then it will normally pass the MOT (this is a sign the plugs have heated up correctly). If the warning light continues to flash or illuminate on the dashboard, it could result in an MOT failure as your vehicle may experience emissions issues.
How do you know if your glow plugs need changing?
Some tell-tale signs that your glow plugs may need changing include:
- Engine misfiring
- Rough idling
- Decrease in fuel efficiency
- Difficulty starting the car (especially in cold weather)
- Dark or black-coloured exhaust smoke
Can Newcastle garages offer home collection and delivery for glow plugs replacement?
Yes, many garages in Newcastle are able to offer collection and delivery for a glow plugs replacement. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a glow plugs replacement in Newcastle.
Can Newcastle mobile mechanics do glow plugs replacement at my home or office?
Yes, Newcastle mobile mechanics can do a glow plugs replacement at your home or office, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.
How much does a glow plugs replacement cost in Newcastle?
The average cost of a glow plugs replacement in Newcastle varies between £133 and £195, depending on your car's make and model. Compare ClickMechanic's pricing to a franchise dealer's below. We consolidate industry standard data with millions of data points to give you the most accurate price.
These estimates may include Glow plug. We have quotes for the top 48 manufacturers.
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Mechanics in and around Newcastle
- A&Js Autoparts, Newcastle Upon Tyne
- Jarrow Mot Centre, Jarrow
- M & K Motor Services, Wallsend
- Nattrav Ltd TA WILSON'S AUTO SERVICE CENTRE, Jarrow
- PREMIER VEHICLE CARE LTD, Newcastle Upon Tyne
- Parker Automotive Remaps, Wallsend Tyne And Wear
- Rj Mobile Auto Services, Newcastle Upon Tyne
- South Hylton Garage, Sunderland
- Spanner Monkeys NE Limited, Newcastle Upon Tyne
- Stadium Auto Repairs Mobile, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Recent Glow Plugs replacement quotes in Newcastle
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Would definitely use this garage again despite it being a little distance from my home as the service was great.”